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   Re: [xml-dev] Namespaces

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Peter Finch scripsit:

> Namespaces for XML 1.1 seems to indicate that a QName can only
> contain one ":". However, XML 1.1 and 1.0 allow for multiple
> ":"'s in a Name. Is this correct or is there a conflict here?

The XML Rec, 2nd ed., says:

	The Namespaces in XML Recommendation [XML Names] assigns a meaning
	to names containing colon characters. Therefore, authors should
	not use the colon in XML names except for namespace purposes,
	but XML processors must accept the colon as a name character.

John Cowan  jcowan@reutershealth.com  www.reutershealth.com  ccil.org/~cowan
Dievas dave dantis; Dievas duos duonos		--Lithuanian proverb
Deus dedit dentes; deus dabit panem		--Latin version thereof
Deity donated dentition;
  deity'll donate doughnuts			--English version by Muke Tever

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      • From: Peter Finch <peter@homepla.net>


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